Sunday, 24 May 2020

Pretoria: As announced by His Excellency, President MC Ramaphosa, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa today is 22 583.

Provincial Case Data:

Province Total cases for 24 May 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 2690 11,9
Free State 202 0,9
Gauteng 2773 12,3
KwaZulu-Natal 1815 8,0
Limpopo 128 0,6
Mpumalanga 101 0,4
North West 94 0,4
Northern Cape 40 0,2
Western Cape 14740 65,3
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 22583 100,0

Testing Data

A total of
583 855 tests have been conducted to with 19 485 tests done in last past 24 hour testing cycle.

Reported COVID-19 Deaths:

Regrettably, 22 more COVID-19 related deaths have been reported and this brings the total national deaths to 429.

The total number of recoveries is 11 100 with 11 483 active cases.

This translates to a recovery rate of 49%. This is above the global recovery rate which is 42%

The provincial Deaths and Recoveries breakdown is as follows:

Province Deaths Recoveries
Eastern Cape 59 1335
Free State 6 121
Gauteng 29 1840
KwaZulu Natal 49 1111
Limpopo 3 53
Mpumalanga 0 58
North West 1 29
Northern Cape 1 28
Western Cape 281 6525
Total 429 11100